The following birds are available for sale at this time. They are priced so the average person can afford them. So don't pass up some good birds just because they're not priced at several hundred dollars each. If you're at the other end of the financial spectrum, you need to realize that these are pedigreed animals and not street pigeons. The day of the five-dollar pigeon is long gone. They are priced so I can receive some reasonable return on the investment I have made in feed, time caring for them, etc.
What is a pigeon really worth? The value of a pigeon depends on three factors, and you can read about them here.
You will find some rare-colored birds among those listed. It is important to remember that we are a FLYING loft, not a COLOR loft. Our rare colors are required to fly right with the other birds. We sell youngsters that we raise out of our flyers, but we will seldom sell the rare-colored flyers themselves because we will be using them later as breeders.
I am selling pigeons, not paper, but almost all of those listed below have extensive pedigrees. I will provide whatever pedigree information I have on each bird listed. Feel free to email me and request an electronic copy of the pedigree of any bird listed here.
PLEASE NOTE: The last few years have seen significant increases in postal rates. Therefore, if birds are to be shipped to you (shipping to destinations in the USA only), the shipping charge will be $55 for one or two birds, $75 for 3 or 4 birds, $100 for 5 or 6 birds, and $120 for 7 or 8 birds to cover the cost of postage and a special USPS-approved shipping box. (Larger boxes not only cost more, but they also mean even more weight, hence the jump in shipping costs as the number of birds increases.) More than 8 birds will require a second box.
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Special Offer - Top breeders from my breeding loft.
Over the last few years I have experienced some back and shoulder problems that make it necessary for me to reduce the size of my breeding flock even more. For that reason I will be offering some of my top quality breeders, both in standard and rare colors, as soon as they feed out their current round of youngsters. Even the rare colors have been upgraded to racing quality. We have never considered ourselves a "color loft". We are a flying loft that likes to breed an eye-appealing variety of colors. These mated pairs will be priced at $300 a pair. Most pairs are blends of various families that have been mated for performance, with only a few being "pure" of a particular family. Many of these are down from AU Registered Champions bred by top flyers here in the Midwest.
|For serious inquiries only. Contact me via email and I will send you a list of what is available. (No whites available)|
2013 silver Skylake Sion cock, bred by Denny Fackler out of a pair of birds directly from Dr. Mike Brown. Sire is out of "Reggie" and "Pat", both of which flew 550 miles. Dam is out of "Silver Bullet" and "Miss Princess". "Silver Bullet" flew out to 600 miles as a yearling. Full pedigree. Price: $100
|2.||Mated pair of 2014 blue bars. Cock, no. 4982, is a late hatch and therefore was unflown. Sire is out of "Heisenberg", my best old bird flyer over the last 10 years and the winner of 2 races and numerous other diplomas. Sire also raised a race winner himself. Dam is the mother of "Snake River", a white laced recessive opal cock that won a 200-mile race. So this cock is a half-brother to race winners and multiple diploma winners on both sides. He also carries recessive opal and is half Janssen and about 1/4 HVR. The hen of this pair, no. 4880, flew on the 2013 young bird team and flew 3 races of 100, 100, and 120. She was in the top 10% on the 120. She was removed from the flying team after an injury which resulted in her now being blind in one eye. She is also a grandchild of "Heisenberg" and on her father's side goes back to "Assured Gold" and "Granger's Diamond", and "Dark Vader" as well. Her dam is an AU Elite Champion that was bred and flown by John Beeson of Kansas. One of her maternal grandparents is an AU Elite Champion and the other is an AU Champion and 2nd Hall of Fame. Photo at right is of the cock to the pair. Price: $150 for the pair.|
|3.||Son of a race winner! 2013 blue check cock, no. 3051. Flew 6races out to 180 miles. He is a mixture of several families, with established quality on both sides. Sire is unflown but a full brother to "Snake River", a 200-mile winner. "Snake River" is a beautiful "white lace" or "pearl" coloration, which is actually spread recessive opal. Dam is a true silver (diulte blue) bred by Sal Rodriguez of Utah. She was 1st club(254 birds) and 2nd concourse (500+ birds)at 162 miles. Remember, paper doesn't fly; pigeons do. This bird is fully pedigreed, but performance, not fancy names, is what matters. This is a performance pedigree all the way. Price: $75|
|4.||HERE'S ONE DIRECT FROM THE BREEDING LOFT - IMPORTED BARLESS BLUE HEN She was bred by Willi Thiele of Australia in 2009, but is wearing a band he got from the Philippines. I purchased her as a young bird from Willi via the "World Pigeon Bid" internet auction site. I have bred numerous young from her over the last few years and by now feel I can let her go to someone like myself who is also interested in breeding rare colors that can actually race. She was bred down from a family of successful racers and many of my current flyers and breeders carry some of her genes. You will love her. Price is significantly lower than what I actually paid for her. Price: $150|
|5.||2014 recessive red cock no. 4944. Both parents are highly inbred "Hollywood", so this bird is basically Hofkens with a dash of Meuleman several generations back for some hybrid vigor. I am cutting back drastically on my recessive red family, keeping just the cocks that carry dilute in order to raise some yellows. Full pedigree. Price: $75|
|6.||2014 "Cherry" (red phase recessive opal) cock no. 4962, checker carrying barless. Sire is an unflown full brother of "Snake River", a 200-mile winner. Mother is a barless blue hen that is a granddaughter of the imported hen listed above as lot no. 4. This is a medium-size pigeon that feels great in the hand. Although a late hatch that has not been flown, he is down from flying stock and should make a great breeder for someone. Full pedigree. Price: $100|
|7.||2013 recessive red hen no. 36966. This is about as tightly inbred on the "Hollywood" line as you would want. Same dam as the cock listed above in lot no. 5, but with a different sire. This is a nice medium-sized hen that when outcrossed for some hybrid vigor should produce you some quality flyers. Full pedigree Price: $75|
|8.||2014 "Cherry" (red phase recessive opal) hen no. 37000. This absolutely gorgeous hen is a full sister to "Snake River," a multiple diploma winner, including 1st at 200 miles. She also has a brother that was 2nd at 130 miles. This is a fairly small hen but she handles extremely well with a nice solid body, tight vents and narrow tail that just slip through your hand. You will love her! Buy her now before I change my mind and put her in the stock loft. Price: $100|
|9.||2013 dark check Dworek hen from the flying team. 5th @ 120 miles. As of 2015 she has flown 6 races out to 180 miles. She is also a half-sister to a race winner @ 125 miles. Sire was purchased from Barry Venn and is down from Dworek's famous "609" on both sides. Dam is a granddaughter of "The Iceman", a 300-mile winner. Price: $75.|